shawnsg
Posts: 2
Joined: Thu Nov 25, 2021 7:06 pm
Delivery Date: 25 Nov 2021

wiring stock microphone to replacement stereo

Tue Jan 04, 2022 11:53 pm

Hey guys,
just threw a new stereo in my 2015 leaf. Went surprisingly well considering it's the first time I've done any car stuff, but there's still a couple tweaks I want to do, but mostly it's wiring the stock microphone to the new head unit.
I have the non-nav unit model, so it's the mic in the roof, I'm not sure if that's also true for the model with nav unit. I also understand that the stock mic likely doesn't have a 3.5mm, but I don't mind terminating the cable to be 3.5mm.
Has anyone done this before? I've tried to look into it but haven't gotten any good results.

kindred
Posts: 18
Joined: Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:24 pm
Delivery Date: 12 Apr 2017

Re: wiring stock microphone to replacement stereo

Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:34 pm

All the research I have done on using any stock mic for an aftermarket radio says that it is possible, but it's a pain. You have the splice the wires of the stock mic and wire it to the aftermarket connector
2017 Nissan Leaf, 30kwh replaced in May 2021 with 40kwh under warranty at 70k miles

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